Riga's trade in the 17th century

Riga's trade in the 17th century

 

The Daugava (Western Dvina) was an important trading route, which enabled trading links with the Moscow state and Western Europe to be formed

The most important items of Russian export to Riga were flax, hemp, timber goods, tallow and linseed. Wines, herring, iron, metallic articles, silver and textiles were transported from Riga to the Moscow state.

Георг Енш. Московское торговое подворье в Риге в XVII веке